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A gabbro with an M' colour index of greater than 65.
Classification of MelagabbroHide
Mineralogy of MelagabbroHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Feldspar > Plagioclase||A petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.|
|Mafic minerals||A petrological term for dark, rock-forming minerals rich in magnesium and/or iron.|
|Silica > Quartz||SiO2|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: